Antique Japanese small censor carved of wood and decorated with a gold maki-e lacquer design of flowers and grasses behind a bamboo garden fence. The gold lacquer stands out against a black lacquer ground. The gilt bronze lid is in the shape of a lattice work basket. Charming and detailed.
Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 2 1/2″ high x 2 3/4″ wide